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Osun offsets 4 months salary arrears with N14.2 billion

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun says the state government spent N14.2 billion to offset four months salary arrears of workers in December 2016. Mr. Aregbesola made the remarks at an interdenominational thanksgiving service in Osogbo on Tuesday. According to him, ...

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ALARMING! Civil war officers yet to be paid 38 years pension

Civil War Officers who voluntarily retired or were discharged from service under the 1976 – 1979 military administration want their 38 years pension arrears paid. The group made the demand in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, retired Sgt. ...

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FG postpones closure of Abuja airport for repair

The Federal Government has postponed till 8 of March, the scheduled for closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport for repair of damaged runways and other facilities. The  decision to shut the airport and divert Abuja-bound flights to Kaduna, an airport ...

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Obama set to deliver farewell address January 10

Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama has announced that he would deliver his farewell address on Jan. 10 “to say thank you” to Americans “and to offer some thoughts on where we all go from here”. Obama, in a message: “My ...

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Jammeh closes two private radio stations

There is so far no sign that Yahya Jammeh plans to go any where  on 19 January as he appears to be digging in. The latest action by his government was the closure of two  private radio stations, Teranga FM ...

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VIDEO: Giroud’s scorpion goal that set Twitter ablaze

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud’s 17th minute sensational goal against Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium has triggered a Twitter frenzy, even a hashtag of its own #scorpionking, the description of the back heel-flicked goal. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger  who spoke after Sunday’s ...

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Kogi monarch abducted in Ajaokuta, N20m ransom demanded

Isah Achuja, the Ohi of Ajaokuta in Kogi state was abducted by unknown gunmen who demanded a ransom of N20 million on Sunday.Achuja was returning to his kingdom from Lokoja, the state capital, when his vehicle was intercepted on the ...

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ECOWAS has declared war on us, we will defend ourselves – Jammeh

President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia has accused the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), of declaring war against his country. Jammeh, who has vowed to stay in power despite losing the December 1 election to rival Adama Barrow, promised ...

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Ban bows out, Guterres takes over as UN Secretary-General

António Guterres assumed office on Sunday, January 1, 2017, as the ninth UN Secretary-General after Ban Ki-moon’s exit following the completion of a 10 year- tenure on Saturday, December 31.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Guterres, in his ...

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Trump commends Putin’s “very smart” diplomatic move

The United States President-elect Donald Trump has heaped praises on Vladimir Putin for not immediately retaliating after the U.S. expelled 35 Russian diplomats and imposed other sanctions for allegedly interfering with the presidential election. Trump tweeted his approval after Putin ...

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